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YONEX continues to enjoy successes in fields other than tennis, badminton and golf - and this is the place to read all about them. All the latest information about our technological innovations and the successes of YONEX teams - such as Kashiwa Reysol - is here. This is the only place to get all the YONEX news as it happens.

  • YONEX SHOWROOM AKIHABARA: Opening August 8th

    YONEX SHOWROOM AKIHABARA: Opening August 8th


    Yonex is proud to announce that it will be opening a new showroom in Tokyo on Saturday August 8th, 2015. The showroom, YONEX SHOWROOM AKIHABARA, will act as a hub for people to get the latest information on Yonex’s range.

  • Inaugural Message from New President Kusaki Hayashida

    Inaugural Message from New President Kusaki Hayashida


    On June 23, 2015 the presidency of YONEX CO.,LTD changed over from Ben Yoneyama to Kusaki Hayashida. Accompanying this change, former president Ben Yoneyama became the company’s new chairman.

  • Yonex Kicks off in China With 2015 Trade Show

    Yonex Kicks off in China With 2015 Trade Show


    To kick off the launch of Yonex’s new Chinese branch, a trade show was held in Shanghai for local customers between April 28th and 29th.

  • Apologies – ‘Contact Us’ System Error

    Apologies – ‘Contact Us’ System Error


    Unfortunately, the ‘Contact Us’ feature of our website was not functioning correctly between the 21st February – 5th April 2013. The error has now been rectified and the feature is now fully operational once again.

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    Kashiwa Reysol Captures Their First J. League Title!


    Kashiwa Reysol captured their first-ever J. League (Japan’s Professional Football League) Division 1 title - in YONEX clothing - after defeating Urawa Reds by 3-1 on Saturday, December 3rd.

  • Earthquake in Japan: Yonex's situation

    Earthquake in Japan: Yonex's situation


    We would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to the victims of the March 11 earthquake that devastated the Tohoku region of Japan. Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragedy and we sincerely hope for a quick recovery of these areas.

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    SHB-SC5EX Shank Part Design


    We would like to inform you about the design for the shank part of YONEX Badminton shoes, SHB-SC5EX. You would find some black dots at the shank part of SHB-SC5EX, and some of you might think this is a bit weird design.

  • News General Soft Tennis 1

    Contract with Chinese Taipei Soft Tennis Association and National Team


    On August 7th, 2010, YONEX signed a contract with Chinese Taipei Soft Tennis Association and Chinese Taipei national team as the official equipment sponsor. We had a press conference at national team training center in Taipei.

  • News General Counterfeits 1

    Counterfeit Information on Website


    We have uploaded the counterfeit information on our website for a warning. There are many imitations of YONEX equipment found on internet auction sites. Many of them are crude copies that break easily injuring you or causing damage to your surroundings.

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    Racquet Hall of Fame built


    At Yonex Tokyo, the Racquet Hall of Fame was constructed. There are former tennis and badminton player’s racquets from some of the sports' greatest names.